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Not displaying properly in IE7 – Help

  • # January 8, 2009 at 5:23 pm

    Hey everyone. I’m creating this site for a project ive been given… it displays correctly in FF3 , Sarari 3 and Opera… but shock horror theres a problem in IE7… can you take a look and help me out.

    Basicly the main content area (the right col) is further up in IE than it should be.

    Here is the page..

    http://icarusproject.net76.net/aberdeen_home.htm

    Thanks in Advance.

    oh and… Someone kill IE… all versions of it please =]

    # January 8, 2009 at 6:11 pm
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    Rob
    # January 8, 2009 at 6:13 pm

    try to avoid positioning with margin, coz IE makes up its own rules there:

    try changing this bit

    Code:
    #main_bg {
    width: 528px;
    background: url(images/main_bg_rpt.png) repeat-y ;
    margin: 52px 0 0 0;
    padding: 10px;
    }

    to

    Code:
    #main_bg {
    width: 528px;
    background: url(images/main_bg_rpt.png) repeat-y ;
    margin: 0 0 52px 0;
    padding: 10px;
    position:relative;
    top:52px;
    }

    see if that fixes it

    # January 8, 2009 at 6:24 pm

    Sorry i have the site hosted for free so i could show you guys.

    That code snippet you gave me solved my problem for IE but then i lose my bottom rounded corner in FF and Safari?

    any way i could get it back without messing IE up again?

    Thanks again

    Rob
    # January 8, 2009 at 6:31 pm

    mmm cant check without site :S

    the reason I kept that bottom margin of 52px was to make the rounded corners work in FF… but if its not working… can you get it up anywhere else?

    # January 8, 2009 at 6:33 pm

    erm its here now…

    http://scottgm.net23.net/images/aberdeen_home.htm

    thanks :)

    Rob
    # January 8, 2009 at 7:08 pm

    just above your #main_bottom you have an extra "}" which is causing you some issues :)

    # January 9, 2009 at 4:14 am

    Ahhh… my bad.

    that fixed it, thanks alot. :D

    Rob
    # January 9, 2009 at 5:49 am

    nice :)

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